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Definitions of Mindfulness

Mindfulness is knowing what is happening, when it is happening, without preference. – Rob Nairn.

Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way, on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgementally.  – Jon Kabat Zinn

Mindfulness refers to keeping one’s consciousness alive to the present reality. It is the miracle by which we master and restore ourselves. – Thich Nhat Hanh,


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Recommended Reading:

“Full Catastrophe Living: How to cope with stress, pain and illness using mindfulness meditation”, Jon Kabat Zinn, Piatkus, 1990.

“The Mindful Way through Depression”, Mark Williams, John Teasdale, Zindel Segal, Jon Kabat Zinn, Guildord Press, 2007 (includes CD of guided meditations).

“Wherever You Go, There You Are”, Jon Kabat Zinn, Hyperion, 1995.

Mindfulness;A practical Guide to Finding Peace in a Frantic World, Mark Williams,Danny Penman, Platkus, 2011

“Diamond Mind – Psychology of Meditation”, Rob Nairn, Kairon, 1998.

“The Miracle of Mindfulness: a manual on meditation”, Thich Nhat Hanh, Rider Books, 1991.

“Radical Acceptance”, Tara Brach, Bantam, 2003

“The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion, Freeing Yourself from Destructive Thoughts and Emotions”, Christopher Germer, Guilford Press, 2009.

“A Path with Heart”, Jack Kornfield, Rider Books, 1994.

“Everyday Blessings: the inner world of mindful parenting”, Jon and Myla Kabat Zinn, Hyperion, 1998.

“Heal Thy Self: Lessons on Mindfulness in Medicine”, Saki Santorelli, Bell Tower, 1999.

“Breath by Breath: the liberating practice of insight meditation”, Larry Rosenberg, Thorsons, 1998.

“Seeking the Heart of Wisdom: the path of insight meditation”, Joseph Goldstein, Jack Kornfield, Shambala, 1987.

“Healing Emotions: conversations with the Dalai Lama on mindfulness, emotions and health”, Daniel Goleman, Shambala, 2003.

“Tranquil Mind: an introduction to Buddhism and Meditation”, Rob Nairn, Kairon, 2004

“Stillness Speaks”, Eckhart Tolle, Hodder Mobius, 2003.

“Emotional Alchemy: how the mind can heal the heart”, Tara Bennet-Goleman, Harmony, 2001.

“Get out of your mind and into your life: the new acceptance and commitment therapy”, Steven Hayes, New Harbinger, 2005.